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Eurosonic Rockspots

Eurosonic Rockspots

During Eurosonic Noorderslag Rockspots are to be found all over the city. These Rockspots are places where entrepreneurs are organizing something special for music lovers during ESNS. Follow the free map and visit these Rockspots to make the most out of your ESNS weekend.

Klinkhamer | Folkingestraat 50

Date: Wednesday 11 January starting 19.00 hours, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 January starting 17.00 hours
Deal: A gigantic antique, novelty  and record store with a huge assortment of goods. In-store performances by Swiss singer/songwriter Emille Zoe (Wednesday), Eva Waterbolk (Thursday) and Joost Dijkema (Friday).

The Dog's Bollocks | Oude Boteringestraat 17

Date: Wednesday 11 January (20.00 - 01.15 hours) & Thursday 12 and Friday 13 January (19:00 - 2.45 hours)
Deal: A fun pub with a big variety of (craft) beers on tap, live music and a wide selection of bar foods. The Dog’s Bollocks will host the Hooghoudt Music Sessions  during ESNS, with free performances by The Rising Sun, DraMali, The Cool Quest and more.

Stardust | Carolieweg 13

Date: Friday 13 January
Deal: The best hipster shop in Groningen, where you can score vintage, remade, and new clothes and accessories. Listen to ESNS playlists, enjoy the music of Jasper Bosgraaf a.k.a. J’lectroniq on Friday 13 and get a 15% discount by showing your wristband

3 Gezusters | Grote Markt 39

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January starting 19.55 hours
Deal: This nightspot with many different bars, corridors and staircases makes up the largest café of Europe. De Drie Gezusters will again be hosting the Altersonic festival this year, with many live performances.

Wadapartja | Gedempte Zuiderdiep 39-41

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January starting 9.00 hours
Deal: Great lunches, drinks and dinners, but also shopping, because everything you see in the place is also for sale in the adjoined store. During ESNS, you’ll get a 10% discount on our music breakfast, with a ‘Rocking Breakfast’ served every morning.

EBB18 | Oude Ebbingestraat 50

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January
Deal: The most exciting jeans outlet store in Groningen since 1979. Enjoy live music while you shop and get a 5% discount on band shirts from AMPLIFIED, like Guns ‘N Roses, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Mötorhead and more.

Plato | Oude Ebbingestraat 41

Date: Friday 13 and Saturday 14 January (12.00 - 17.30 hours)
Deal: A music Walhalla with a huge variety of records and cds in every genre. During Platosonic, dozens of bands will deliver showcase performances and The Kik (among others) will present their new album.

The Pool / The Student Hotel | Boterdiep 9

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January
Deal: A Mediterranean restaurant with trendy styling, creative cocktails and tapas-style dishes. The Pool is serving a variety of ESNS specials, with accompanying music and a hangover kit for hotel guests.

Brouwerij Martinus | Kostersgang 32-34

Date: Wednesday 11 January (20.30 - 00.30 hours), Thursday 12 January (18.00 - 22.00 hours), Friday 13 January (20.00 - 00.00 hours) & Saturday 14 January (15.00 - 18.00 hours)
Deal: A family brewery where you can have a beer tasting, listen to live music and enjoy delicious food on Fridays and Saturdays. During ESNS, there will be live music every day, along with the following events: Grunnsonic (Wed), Homefestival (Thur) en Dox Anniversary Showcase (Sat).

De Uurwerker | Uurwerkersgang 24-7

Date: Wednesday 11 January starting 17.00 hours, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 January starting 15.00 hours & Saturday 14 January starting 14.00 hours
Deal: The place to mingle with local students for lunch, dinner or drinks. De Uurwerker will be hosting Uurooosonic during ESNS, with performances by Marble Heart, Jeangu Macrooy, Friends of Soul and others.

Stads- en Terrascafé Pronk | Vismarkt 56

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January (17.00 - 22.00 hours)
Deal: A café/eatery with a roofed and heated terrace that’s open every day. There’s a special ESNS Winter BBQ every day and when you show your wristband, you’ll get a free Bax beer, locally brewed in Groningen.

De Schoenenfabriek | A-Kerkhof 17

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January
Deal: The shoe specialist where guts, love and authenticity reign supreme. During ESNS, every customer get a free clutch, while they can enjoy the Eurosonic music playlist playing in the store.

Link050 | Oude Ebbingestraat 55

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January (17.00 - 21.00 hours)
Deal: Omroep Organisatie Groningen (OOG) will produce a 4 day multi media production during Eurosonic Noorderslag, with live radio from Link050 in the city center. Continuous festival updates will be given during the broadcasts. OOG Radio will also host various DJ and live performances on location.

Skatestore | Gelkingestraat 37

Date: Thursday 12 January (14.00 - 21.00 hours)
Deal: This store is the leading retailer in skateboarding & lifestyle. On Thursday, DJ LOWPRO will spin some hit records in the store too.

Men At Work | Herestraat 76A

Date: Friday 13 January starting 20.00 hours
Deal: An inspiring clothing store for fashion and brand oriented young people. In-store performances by local acts: MyDearestDear, Electropoezie, Joost Dijkema and Model Depose.

De Jongens van Hemmes | Steentilstraat 10

Date: Saturday 14 January until 18.00 hours
Deal: A record store specialized in pop, rock, electro and alternative music. There are performances of BLIP Agency’s artists on Friday afternoon.

Moustache | Astraat 3

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January
Deal: The barber where a man can be a man again. During ESNS, we’ll be giving away free mini Murphy’s testers, there’s a special music playlist and you can sit down for a quick fix for your beard or moustache (limited seatings).

2 The Max Sneakers | Herestraat 95

Date: Wednesday 11 until Saturday  14 January
Deal: 2theMax is a sneaker store with a passion for sneakers and brands. Get a 5% discount by showing your wristband. ​

London Shop | Oosterstraat 8

Date: Friday 13 January starting 16.00 hours
Deal: A store filled filled with cool and no-nonsense streetwear from British brands. Enjoy a live performance by the band Vondeuhx and get a 20% discount on non discounted items by showing your ESNS wristband

De Toeter | Turfsingel 6

Date: Thursday 12 until Saturday 14 January until 19.00 hours
Deal: This whisky and craft beer café has been an icon in the city of Groningen for over 30 years. During ESNS, De Toeter will host Toetersonic, where you can enjoy bands like Moosehair and Marvin Dee.